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Arab Women and International Business

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Top Arab Businesswoman, Middle East, Lubna Olayan, Amina Al Rustamani

  1. Arab Women and Business
  2. Most powerful Arab Women
  3. Arab Businesswoman and Executives
  4. Tawakkol Karman (Yemeni Nobel Prize)
  5. Haifa Al-Mansour (Saudi film-maker)

Lubna Olayan (Saudi Muslim Businesswoman and Philanthropist) Saudi Arabia

Online Arab Student, Master International Business

The Subject “Arab Women and business” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Course: Islam & Business.

Islam and Global Business. Islamic Economic Areas

Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade, Religions & Business.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Doctorate: Islamic Business, Ethics, Religion & Business, World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Languages: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English or Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Mujer Árabe Study Doctorate in International Business in French Femme arabe Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Islão.

Traditionally, the Arab Women have not held senior management positions in large companies, but since the last years, the Arab Executives and entrepreneurs are occupying important positions especially in the Middle East (Arab Economic Area of the Islamic Civilization).

We will analyze several cases of a businesswoman, executives, and politics of the Arab Countries (if nothing is indicated is that they are Muslim).

  1. Her Excellency Sheikha Al Qasimi (UAE)
  2. Her Excellency Reem Ebrahim Al-Hashimi (UAE)
  3. Amina Al Rustamani (UAE)
  4. Shaikha Al Maskari (UAE)
  5. Lubna Olayan (Saudi Arabia)
  6. Hayat Sindi (Saudi Arabia)
  7. Shaikha Al Bahar (Kuwait)
  8. Maha Al-Ghunaim (Kuwait)
  9. Hanan Al Kuwari (Qatar)
  10. Nayla Hayek (Lebanon/Switzerland) - Orthodoxy (Christian)
  11. Randa Ayoubi (Jordan)
  12. Ayah Bdeir (Lebanon)
  13. Minoush Abdel-Meguid (Egypt)

In the United Arab Emirates, two women are Minister:

  1. Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi (Minister of International Cooperation and Development - United Arab Emirates) is the most powerful Arab woman in the World; she was the first female Minister of the United Arab Emirates
  2. Her Excellency Reem Ebrahim Al-Hashimi - Minister of State, Her Excellency is also the Chairperson of Dubai Cares and the Emirates Competitiveness Council
  3. Amina Al Rustamani is the CEO of TECOM Investments (UAE) and a recognized expert in wireless technologies
  4. Lubna Olayan (Saudi Arabia) is one of the most influential Businesswomen in the World and CEO of Olayan Financing Company. She is a member of the International Advisory Boards of Rolls- Royce and Citigroup
  5. Hayat Sindi (Saudi Arabia) is one of the World's leading biotechnologists, Goodwill Ambassador of the UNESCO for Science and co -founder of “Diagnostics for All” and “i2 Institute”
  6. Shaikha Al Bahar is the Managing Deputy Director of the National Bank of Kuwait. She is also on the Board of the International Bank of Qatar
  7. Nayla Hayek (Lebanon/Switzerland) is the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Swatch Group (Switzerland), Harry Winston, and Hayek Group
  8. Maha Al-Ghunaim is the co - founder and President of the investment firm Global Investment House in Kuwait, one of the largest in the Middle East

Furthermore, the Arab Women are gradually achieving access to other areas of society that until now were reserved almost exclusively for men, such as:

  1. Tawakkol Karman - Nobel Peace Prize (Yemen)
  2. Haifa Al-Mansour - Directress of Cinema (Saudi Arabia)

Arab Countries: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, the Emirates, and Yemen.

Religions and Business.

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